studied photography at Ar.Co (Lisbon) and, in 2004 completed a Master of Arts in Photography at Kent Institute of Art and Design (Rochester, UK). In 2005, after 3 years living in London, moved back to Lisbon and was part of Gulbenkian Creativity and Artistic Creation Programme in Photography (Lisbon). On that same year had his first solo exhibitions in Centro Português de Fotografia and Silo, both in Porto, Portugal. Was also selected for the Photo London - Emerging Artists Presentations and, in 2006, took part in the Getty Images curated exhibition New Photographers 2007. In 2006 published his first book 'Silence' and has been exhibiting regularly since then. He is the founder and editor of Pierre von Kleist editions. His work is represented by Módulo - Centro Difusor de Arte (Portugal) and White Space Gallery (UK)
A fotografia de José Pedro Cortes, dura como são as coisas impossíveis de ignorar.
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